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BlackBerry Interview Questions

Updated Feb 22, 2017
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    Software Developer Co-Op Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Andover, MA
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at BlackBerry (Andover, MA) in March 2012.

    Interview

    The recruiter took my resume at career fair. They emailed me to shcedule a phone interview. Following week of phone interview, I was invited to company for face to face interview. I took 2 hours in total with 4 different softeare engineers and a hiring manager. The questions was easy in general but I gave wrong anwers because I was nervous. They were looking for c++ developer.

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    Radio Software Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Accepted Offer
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at BlackBerry (Fort Lauderdale, FL) in March 2012.

    Interview

    Applied online. got a call and interview was completely technical on whats on my resume

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    Radio/Protocols Stack Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dallas, TX
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at BlackBerry (Dallas, TX) in March 2012.

    Interview

    Applied online and got phone interview call based on background. After clearing phone interview I got called for on site interview.

    Interview Questions

    • Questions on past projects, cache, hamming codes. C coding questions.   Answer Question
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    Senior Product Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at BlackBerry (Mountain View, CA) in March 2012.

    Interview

    Long wait for initial response, but good experience with hiring manager. Following up meetings with other PMs and Engineering. Had to do a sample presentation to executive. Met total of 7 people before offer.

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    Java Applications Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Raleigh, NC
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at BlackBerry (Raleigh, NC) in February 2012.

    Interview

    Basic questions of Java, difference between Hash Map and a Hash Table, refer stack overflow for details
    what sort of projects i have worked on How is scheduling done at Network Layer, then i was to rate their product in comparison to other smart phones
    Synchronization questions and how does java implement synchronization (answer is monitors) and some about data structures

    Interview Questions

    • Does Hash Table allow null values   1 Answer
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    Validation Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Miami, FL
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at BlackBerry (Miami, FL) in January 2012.

    Interview

    Got a mail regarding the position and when it was possible to take the interview. After a date was fixed, had a call interview for 45 mins. Initially briefed about the company and the department followed by asking personal experiences and some technical question.

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    OS Embedded Developer, Inter Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Sunrise, FL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5 days. I interviewed at BlackBerry (Sunrise, FL) in January 2012.

    Interview

    Apply on the RIM website. There will be screening interview by the HR. Manager will call you for the technical interview after that. It lasted only around 40 min's for me. He asked me coursework and project experience related to embedded systems and C programming.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    I didn't negotiate. For internships it is a fixed salary.

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    Radio Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Sunrise, FL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at BlackBerry (Sunrise, FL) in December 2011.

    Interview

    I was interviewed for an internship position. The post I was offered was of a Radio Software Enginner.
    My friend had forwarded my resume.
    It took just 2 hours for RIM to schedule an interview with me. I was lucky!

    Interview Questions

    • Diiferent access specifiers in C++/JAVA   Answer Question
    • Expalin static variable?   Answer Question
    • Can a variable be declared as static in a .h file?   Answer Question
    • Say a browser is not wroking on a mobile phone. What are the steps that U will take to reslve the issue?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    NA

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    Software Test Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Sunrise, FL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at BlackBerry (Sunrise, FL) in December 2011.

    Interview

    1 round phonic interview and 5 rounds of in person interview with the team members and hiring manager. Mostly based on projects done and related to work experience. Then took a month for background check.

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    Negotiation

    yes

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    Embedded Software Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dallas, TX
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at BlackBerry (Dallas, TX) in November 2011.

    Interview

    I applied online in summmer and I got call from them in spring semester. It was 30 min phone interview taken by 3 managers. They asked me on telecomm and C language. It was not difficult. I screwed because of my own mistake. Hope this will help other who will give it next time.

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